All posts tagged: Nachos

Diwali Week Recipe #2: Burrito Bowl Bhel + Mango-Peach Habañero Salsa!

Whether you are wandering down a busy Mexico city street or catching a rickshaw to Bombay’s Chowpatti beach, there is nothing better than getting a taste of local “secret-recipe” street food! Here is a fun fusion of two of my favorite cuisines and street foods! Makes 2-3 servings Ingredients: 1 cup Bhel mix 1 handful tortilla chips, crushed 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper (I used the mini ones) Handful of lettuce, shredded 1/2 cup roasted corn 1/2 cup cooked beans (black, pinto, or kidney) 1 avocado, diced 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1 tsp ground cumin lemon juice to taste Jain Salsa (to turn it into mango-peach habañero salsa: skip the corn and peppers, +add 1/2 peach diced + add 1/2 mango diced & sub jalapeño for 1/2 habañero pepper for a real kick!) Directions: Just mix it all together! Top with mango-peach habañero salsa. Serve immediately.

Masala Cream Nachos

Craving the ooey-gooey warmth of those movie theater nachos? Well, give it a savory twist with half the calories! This recipe makes a savory afternoon snack, or party appetizer. Jain Masala Cream Nachos To make the nachos, begin by collecting the ingredients: For the Jain Taco Masala: Combine the following ingredients to taste: Salt, Cumin, Paprika, Oregano, Chili pepper powder, black pepper, black salt I mostly eye-balled the masala measurements, but feel free to try what tastes best to you, you can’t go wrong! The masala is totally versatile and up to your creativity! You can even use this masala for toppings on pizza, tacos, in burritos, etc. For the Masala Creamy Cheese Sauce: 1-1.5 Tbsp Butter/Ghee 1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Dried Oregano 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream 1/4 cup Milk (I used 2%) 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Cracked Black Pepper 1 tbsp Red Pepper Flakes 1/4 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese-Grated ( You can experiment with other types of cheeses–white, parmesan, goat cheese?) 1-2 tbsp Jain Taco Masala (depending on how you …